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Robert J. Blendon, D.Sc.

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This page shows the publications co-authored by Robert Blendon and John Benson.
Connection Strength

13.761
  1. Implications of the 2020 Election for U.S. Health Policy. N Engl J Med. 2020 Oct 29; 383(18):e105.
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    Score: 0.902
  2. The Public and the Opioid-Abuse Epidemic. N Engl J Med. 2018 Feb 01; 378(5):407-411.
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    Score: 0.742
  3. Public Opinion about the Future of the Affordable Care Act. N Engl J Med. 2017 08 31; 377(9):e12.
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    Score: 0.722
  4. The Public and the Gene-Editing Revolution. N Engl J Med. 2016 Apr 14; 374(15):1406-11.
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    Score: 0.658
  5. Voters and the Affordable Care Act in the 2014 election. N Engl J Med. 2014 Nov 13; 371(20):e31.
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    Score: 0.595
  6. The public and the conflict over future Medicare spending. N Engl J Med. 2013 Sep 12; 369(11):1066-73.
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    Score: 0.550
  7. The public, political parties, and stem-cell research. N Engl J Med. 2011 Nov 17; 365(20):1853-6.
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    Score: 0.485
  8. The public's views about Medicare and the budget deficit. N Engl J Med. 2011 Jul 28; 365(4):e8.
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    Score: 0.474
  9. Health care in the 2010 congressional election. N Engl J Med. 2010 Nov 11; 363(20):e30.
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    Score: 0.451
  10. Public opinion at the time of the vote on health care reform. N Engl J Med. 2010 Apr 22; 362(16):e55.
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    Score: 0.434
  11. The American public and the next phase of the health care reform debate. N Engl J Med. 2009 Nov 19; 361(21):e48.
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    Score: 0.421
  12. Understanding how Americans view health care reform. N Engl J Med. 2009 Aug 27; 361(9):e13.
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    Score: 0.415
  13. Massachusetts health reform: a public perspective from debate through implementation. Health Aff (Millwood). 2008 Nov-Dec; 27(6):w556-65.
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    Score: 0.393
  14. The continuing legacy of September 11 for Americans' health priorities. Health Aff (Millwood). 2002 Jul-Dec; Suppl Web Exclusives:W269-75.
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    Score: 0.253
  15. Telehealth use and Satisfaction among U.S. Households: Results of a National Survey. J Patient Exp. 2021; 8:23743735211052737.
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    Score: 0.242
  16. The Future of Health Policy in a Partisan United States: Insights From Public Opinion Polls. JAMA. 2021 Apr 06; 325(13):1253-1254.
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    Score: 0.232
  17. Differences Between Emergency Department and Urgent Care Users for Low-acuity Health Needs: A Public Opinion Analysis. Acad Emerg Med. 2021 02; 28(2):240-243.
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    Score: 0.221
  18. The Upcoming U.S. Health Care Cost Debate - The Public's Views. N Engl J Med. 2019 Jun 27; 380(26):2487-2492.
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    Score: 0.204
  19. Health Care in the 2018 Election. N Engl J Med. 2018 11 01; 379(18):e32.
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    Score: 0.196
  20. Pharmacist Views on Alternative Methods for Antiviral Distribution and Dispensing During an Influenza Pandemic. Health Secur. 2018 Mar/Apr; 16(2):108-118.
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    Score: 0.188
  21. Discussing Opioid Risks With Patients to Reduce Misuse and Abuse: Evidence From 2 Surveys. Ann Fam Med. 2016 11; 14(6):575-577.
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    Score: 0.171
  22. Sick of Health Care Politics? Comparing Views of Quality of Care Between Democrats and Republicans. J Healthc Qual. 2016 Nov/Dec; 38(6):e39-e51.
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    Score: 0.171
  23. Health Care in the 2016 Election - A View through Voters' Polarized Lenses. N Engl J Med. 2016 Oct 27; 375(17):e37.
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    Score: 0.171
  24. Challenges confronting African Americans and Hispanics living with chronic illness in their families. Chronic Illn. 2016 12; 12(4):281-291.
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    Score: 0.167
  25. The Perspectives of Six Latino Heritage Groups About Their Health Care. J Immigr Minor Health. 2015 Oct; 17(5):1347-54.
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    Score: 0.159
  26. Public trust in physicians--U.S. medicine in international perspective. N Engl J Med. 2014 Oct 23; 371(17):1570-2.
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    Score: 0.149
  27. Cost-effectiveness decision making and US public opinion. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Jan; 174(1):141-3.
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    Score: 0.141
  28. Would you want to know? Public attitudes on early diagnostic testing for Alzheimer's disease. Alzheimers Res Ther. 2013; 5(5):43.
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    Score: 0.137
  29. Users' views of dietary supplements. JAMA Intern Med. 2013 Jan 14; 173(1):74-6.
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    Score: 0.131
  30. Implications of the 2012 election for health care--the voters' perspective. N Engl J Med. 2012 Dec 20; 367(25):2443-7.
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    Score: 0.130
  31. Understanding health care in the 2012 election. N Engl J Med. 2012 Oct 25; 367(17):1658-61.
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    Score: 0.129
  32. The Impact of Experience with a Family Member with Alzheimer's Disease on Views about the Disease across Five Countries. Int J Alzheimers Dis. 2012; 2012:903645.
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    Score: 0.128
  33. A four-country survey of public attitudes towards restricting healthcare costs by limiting the use of high-cost medical interventions. BMJ Open. 2012; 2(3).
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    Score: 0.125
  34. What is driving people's dissatisfaction with their own health care in 17 Latin American countries? Health Expect. 2013 Jun; 16(2):155-63.
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    Score: 0.125
  35. Survey in sub-Saharan Africa shows substantial support for government efforts to improve health services. Health Aff (Millwood). 2011 Aug; 30(8):1478-87.
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    Score: 0.119
  36. Americans' conflicting views about the public health system, and how to shore up support. Health Aff (Millwood). 2010 Nov; 29(11):2033-40.
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    Score: 0.113
  37. A partisan divide on the uninsured. Health Aff (Millwood). 2010 Apr; 29(4):706-11.
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    Score: 0.108
  38. Voters and health reform in the 2008 presidential election. N Engl J Med. 2008 Nov 06; 359(19):2050-61.
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    Score: 0.098
  39. Public response to community mitigation measures for pandemic influenza. Emerg Infect Dis. 2008 May; 14(5):778-86.
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    Score: 0.095
  40. Disparities in physician care: experiences and perceptions of a multi-ethnic America. Health Aff (Millwood). 2008 Mar-Apr; 27(2):507-17.
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    Score: 0.094
  41. Health care in the 2008 presidential primaries. N Engl J Med. 2008 Jan 24; 358(4):414-22.
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    Score: 0.093
  42. Disparities in health: perspectives of a multi-ethnic, multi-racial America. Health Aff (Millwood). 2007 Sep-Oct; 26(5):1437-47.
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    Score: 0.091
  43. The public's preparedness for hurricanes in four affected regions. Public Health Rep. 2007 Mar-Apr; 122(2):167-76.
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    Score: 0.087
  44. Understanding The American Public's Health Priorities: a 2006 perspective. Health Aff (Millwood). 2006 Nov-Dec; 25(6):w508-15.
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    Score: 0.085
  45. Experiences of hurricane Katrina evacuees in Houston shelters: implications for future planning. Am J Public Health. 2006 Aug; 96(8):1402-8.
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    Score: 0.082
  46. Attitudes toward the use of quarantine in a public health emergency in four countries. Health Aff (Millwood). 2006 Mar-Apr; 25(2):w15-25.
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    Score: 0.081
  47. Americans' views of health care costs, access, and quality. Milbank Q. 2006; 84(4):623-57.
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    Score: 0.081
  48. The American public and the Terri Schiavo case. Arch Intern Med. 2005 Dec 12-26; 165(22):2580-4.
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    Score: 0.080
  49. Americans' responses to the 2004 influenza vaccine shortage. Health Aff (Millwood). 2005 May-Jun; 24(3):822-31.
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    Score: 0.077
  50. Confidence in crisis? Understanding trust in government and public attitudes toward mandatory state health powers. Biosecur Bioterror. 2005; 3(2):138-47.
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    Score: 0.075
  51. Voters and health care in the 2004 election. Health Aff (Millwood). 2005 Jan-Jun; Suppl Web Exclusives:W5-86-W5-96.
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    Score: 0.075
  52. Health care in the 2004 presidential election. N Engl J Med. 2004 Sep 23; 351(13):1314-22.
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    Score: 0.074
  53. The public's response to severe acute respiratory syndrome in Toronto and the United States. Clin Infect Dis. 2004 Apr 01; 38(7):925-31.
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    Score: 0.071
  54. Health news and the American public, 1996-2002. J Health Polit Policy Law. 2003 Oct; 28(5):927-50.
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    Score: 0.069
  55. Americans' views of the uninsured: an era for hybrid proposals. Health Aff (Millwood). 2003 Jul-Dec; Suppl Web Exclusives:W3-405-14.
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    Score: 0.068
  56. African Americans' views on health policy: implications for the 2004 elections. Health Aff (Millwood). 2003 Jul-Dec; Suppl Web Exclusives:W3-576-85.
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    Score: 0.068
  57. Using opinion surveys to track the public's response to a bioterrorist attack. J Health Commun. 2003; 8 Suppl 1:83-92; discussion 148-51.
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    Score: 0.066
  58. The public and the smallpox threat. N Engl J Med. 2003 Jan 30; 348(5):426-32.
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    Score: 0.065
  59. Views of practicing physicians and the public on medical errors. N Engl J Med. 2002 Dec 12; 347(24):1933-40.
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    Score: 0.065
  60. The impact of anthrax attacks on the American public. MedGenMed. 2002 Apr 17; 4(2):1.
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    Score: 0.062
  61. The Unseen Picture: Issues with Health Care, Discrimination, Police and Safety, and Housing Experienced by Native American Populations in Rural America. J Rural Health. 2022 01; 38(1):180-186.
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    Score: 0.056
  62. The Affordable Care Act's Missing Consensus: Values, Attitudes, and Experiences Associated with Competing Health Reform Preferences. J Health Polit Policy Law. 2020 10 01; 45(5):729-755.
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    Score: 0.056
  63. How do health care experiences of the seriously ill differ by disease? Healthc (Amst). 2020 Sep; 8(3):100446.
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    Score: 0.055
  64. Views of Rural US Adults About Health and Economic Concerns. JAMA Netw Open. 2020 01 03; 3(1):e1918745.
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    Score: 0.053
  65. Financial Hardships Of Medicare Beneficiaries With Serious Illness. Health Aff (Millwood). 2019 11; 38(11):1801-1806.
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    Score: 0.053
  66. Discrimination in the United States: Experiences of Latinos. Health Serv Res. 2019 12; 54 Suppl 2:1409-1418.
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    Score: 0.053
  67. Gender discrimination in the United States: Experiences of women. Health Serv Res. 2019 12; 54 Suppl 2:1442-1453.
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    Score: 0.053
  68. Discrimination in the United States: Experiences of black Americans. Health Serv Res. 2019 12; 54 Suppl 2:1399-1408.
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    Score: 0.053
  69. Discrimination in the United States: Experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer Americans. Health Serv Res. 2019 12; 54 Suppl 2:1454-1466.
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    Score: 0.053
  70. Discrimination in the United States: Experiences of Native Americans. Health Serv Res. 2019 12; 54 Suppl 2:1431-1441.
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    Score: 0.053
  71. Discrimination in the United States: Experiences of Asian Americans. Health Serv Res. 2019 12; 54 Suppl 2:1419-1430.
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    Score: 0.053
  72. Toward a Corporate Culture of Health: Results of a National Survey. Milbank Q. 2019 Sep 09.
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    Score: 0.052
  73. Voters and health care in the 1998 election. JAMA. 1999 Jul 14; 282(2):189-94.
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    Score: 0.052
  74. Beyond Health Insurance: Remaining Disparities in US Health Care in the Post-ACA Era. Milbank Q. 2017 03; 95(1):43-69.
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    Score: 0.044
  75. Physicians' views of the Massachusetts Health Care Reform Law--a poll. N Engl J Med. 2009 Nov 05; 361(19):e39.
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    Score: 0.026
  76. Public trust in the Spanish health-care system. Health Expect. 2007 Dec; 10(4):350-7.
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    Score: 0.023
  77. Physicians' views of interventions to reduce medical errors: does evidence of effectiveness matter? Acad Med. 2005 Feb; 80(2):189-92.
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    Score: 0.019
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